Kōrero: Post-object and conceptual art

'Hot spots', 1983

'Hot spots', 1983

In 1983 influential Irish-born post-object artist Ian Hunter was commissioned to set up the 'Hot spots' installation in the director's office of the National Art Gallery in Wellington. Hunter combined drawing with a variety of found and purchased objects, creating symbols to interpret the then tense interaction between Māori and Pākehā.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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Courtesy of Ian Hunter

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Barton, 'Post-object and conceptual art - The rise of post-object art', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/43827/hot-spots-1983 (accessed 20 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Christina Barton, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014